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world, that my, you know, yo-yo ma and all the people in dance and music and creative people are-- . >> rose: are what? >> wonderful, they're great to be with. you know that. >> rose: so what's on your agenda now. >> my son michael and i who is one of the wletions of my life is that michael is an excellent writer, director and producer. we work together in the kennedy center honors. you can be-- you can be sure that his contribution to the led zeppelin segment outdistance mine. >> rose: if he wrote that, you tell him he has my highest respect because i thought it was brilliantly written. >> sdechlt and he conceived that ending with stairway to heaven. and robert plant told me that they were loving this tribute, but we were kind of dreading. we know stairway to heaven is coming because he has seen it done so badly. and this treatment with the choir and strings, they really loved it. but we're making it a feature length documentary about her block. >> rose: oh yes, are you doing that now. >> the great cartoonist for "the washington post". >> five time pulitzer prize winner. and one
concert. oh, yo you have to stop becausei am rehearsing now and that was my life, i was dreaming, you know, after school to go back to home and to get my toys and to do my rehearsal until i was 11 years old and the conductor of the orchestra where i was playing, he was late, this was -- >> ah. >> and he was late, and, well,. >> rose: there you were. >> exactly. imitating, because we started that rehearsal, i was imitating, famous conductor, and local conductors, and he is like this, and then we started to work and i became, you know, assistant conductor immediately of this orchestra. >> rose: this is from a wonderful piece bob simon did for 60 minutes showing you conducting a youth orchestra in la. >> uh-huh. >> rose: during a practice. here it is. >> on saturdays all the kids get together in an orchestra. today we were there, so was gustavo, who has been conducting youth orchestras back in venezuela since he was 13 and has his own way to get musicians to understand the music. >> what do you want to play first? >> ah, okay. one, and -- no, no, no, tempo, together. la, la, la. la, la, la.
's your fault. >> rose: it's your fault if yo don'tet it. >> for several reasons. because are you not good enough. are you not loved. we are not liked. they don't trust you. you don't have the right technique. you don't have the right charisma. there are many-- . >> rose: charisma is important. >> yeah, but in the moment you think you have car is marks you are finished. >> rose: you either have it or you don't. it's not whether you think you have it but you think -- >> yeah. >> there are people who write about you and say that you are vry authoritarian. >> si. this is not true. i say that there is no one orchestra that doesn't like me. i mean not musically, as a person because-- . >> rose: that's to the about as a person. it's about the conductor of an organize tra and music director. >> not authoritarian. one time, when i was music director of the london fill harmon ya, the manager one day came to me and said maestro, you kow sometime the players a a little bit-- when you-- they ask a question and you answer no. they take this answer a little bit with some difficulty. i said why. >> becau
you see in silent films. >> rose: did he send yo you to the metropolitan museum to see raphael's madonna? >> yes,. >> rose: looking for what? >> you know, he didn't specify, but i found that when, when you start staring at the madonna, something really interesting with their fingers and their eyes. it was very rare to see the madonna staring straight into the viewer, like kind of a direct gays, always had something that was indirect, where usually the eyes were downcast, and the fingers were always like there was like reaching upward, almost as if the heart opening and the eyes downcast. and one of the very first shots of me in his film is shocking, because he, you know there is a painting of madonna looking like this. and one of the very first shots in the film an i had no idea when he was shooting it, it looks to me just like that painting, and i am sitting at the table and kind of going like this smiling down and i felt like it was the same energy. i think that is what he was having me do, also he asked me to watch a lot of lauren bacall films for her voice. >> yes nowadays
and the prime minister arguing with each other that would be the best. >> se: yo are part of t decision making process there for all the reasons we said. syria. >> well, deeply depressing. the assad regime -- l go. >> rose: how will it go? >> well, i think there are some encouraging signs it's so depressing and bloody and people are losing their lives but it seems to me that the opposition forces are making some ground. they're more unified than before. you can officially recognize as the future government of syria. i think that's encouraging but encouraging against the backdrop of a lot of people losing their lives. >> and libya? >> well, libya, obviously there was the awful attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi and the death of a very brave american ambassador. you know that points to, of course, serious problems but it's again the backdrop n which it's been quite a success story since the war there. you do have a functioning government. auto revenues have come back and that's important because they can provide revenues for their general population. there's obvious a serious security prob
and execution. you need to have that quality product. and yo ne to have people will execute it. so it's trying to bring those two together, that strong team that has a common vision, a common goal and building relationships with the suppliers. that's so, so important. make sure you have relationships and you're supporting the suppliers so that they can continue to do what they do. people like diane sinclaire who does our butter in vermont. >> rose: your what in vermont? >> our butter. she has seven cows and she supplies with us butter and making sure we support her. keith martin who's in pennsylvania. he's our lamber. people likthisre so, so important to what we do and the quality of what we do and without them chefs would be hard pressed to have the stature they have now. i hope the whole farm to table, farm to plate is happening now, working closely with parmers. in many cases, like french laundry, we have our own garden. we have almost three acres planted today so we're producing our own food as well. >> rose: fresh laundry will always have the deepest place in your start >> always. it's a
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